Boats are seen in front of three 17th century windmills formerly used to pump the low-lying landscape between the Dutch villages of Leidschendam and Stompwijk dry on one of the first icy mornings of the fall in the Netherlands, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008.
Credit: AP Photo/Mike Corder
Photo taken earlier this month by the Messenger space probe shows a view of Mercury. Earth's first nearly full look at Mercury reveals that the tiny lifeless planet took a greater role in shaping itself than scientists had thought, with volcanoes spewing "mysterious dark blue material." New images from Messenger should help settle a decades-old debate about what caused parts of Mercury to be smoother than it should be.
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Put Up Your Dukes
President Bush motions towards a graduate, not pictured, as Attorney General Michael Mukasey applauds during a graduation ceremony for FBI Special Agents in Quantico, Va., Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008.
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Steeling For Tough Times
This photo provided Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008, shows workers at a steel plant in southern France. Steel workers in France and Belgium said Thursday that their employer has told them it will stop steel output at some plants this winter as demand drops. Management at this Fos-sur-Mer plant has told workers that it would reduce output and asked workers to take vacations of up to 16 days starting Nov. 1 and Dec. 31.
Credit: AP Photo/Arcelor/Sept Lieux
Mimi, left, and Carlo, two hippos in their thirties, approach carved pumpkins being fed to them as a Halloween treat, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008. Halloween, celebrated on Oct. 31, is believed to have its origins in an ancient Celtic festivity which celebrated the end of the harvest season and marked the boundary between the alive and the deceased. Halloween is also the eve of All Saint's Day, a Roman Catholic celebration.
Credit: AP Photo/Rome Bioparco Zoo
Reduced To Rubble
A Pakistani woman cries amid the debris of her house which was destroyed during an earthquake in Ziarat, 81 miles south of Quetta, Pakistan Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008. Rescue workers searched Thursday through the rubble of villages destroyed by the powerful earthquake in southwestern Pakistan that killed more than 200 people.
Credit: AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti
In the Halloween spirit, a mama lion, with her 9-week-old cubs watching, enjoys a meat stuffed pumpkin at the Fort Worth Zoo in Fort Worth, Texas, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008.
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On Thick Ice
Tourists trek on the Perito Moreno Glacier at the Los Glaciares National Park in the Patagonia region, Southern Argentina, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008. The park was declared by UNESCO as a Natural World Heritage Site.